今週の #WOTW は「back」です。Why? Because we’re BACK after a very long Golden Week. This word is a noun, a verb, and adverb, and an adjective. English is flexible! Are you ready? No? Okay, you can come ‘back’ later, but we’ll just jump into it. First, the noun, then the adverb. We’ll leave the verb and the adjective for next week and the phrases will come after that. Let’s go!
今週の #WOTW はまた「flower」です。Aah, spring! The time of flowers blooming and noses sneezing. We all know ‘flower’ as a name but, did you know it can also be a verb? (You don’t say!) It is! Also, a flower is not always a flower, you know? Keep on reading!
今週の #WOTW は「finish」です。’Finish’ is most usually a verb, but it is also a noun and, as always, there are a couple of interesting uses. As a verb, in combination with different prepositions, it takes very interesting meanings. Don’t you love language?
今週の #WOTW はまた「check」です。As you know from the previous two weeks' posts, 'check' is a verb, a noun, an adjective, an exclamation, and numerous phrasal verbs. This week we will be having a look at 'check' in phrases and phrasal verbs. In particular, check out 'check out' and its many uses! Thank you one more time for the request. Let's get to it!
今週の #WOTW はまた「check」です。As you know form last week's post, 'check' is a verb, a noun, an adjective, an exclamation, in numerous phrasal verbs. Today we will be having a look at the noun, the adjective, and the exclamation. Phrasal verbsがいっぱいあるので、来週にまたcheckしください!
As adult language we can take advantage of some shortcuts to help speed up the learning process. One simple way is to find words that are almost the same in both languages. This is quite common among languages, such as Spanish and Italian, that have a common origin, but what about with English and Japanese? Of course, you already know the answer: katakana words.
What kind of English lesson do you like? What kind of lesson helps you learn English the best? I’m sure you all have your own ideas about the best way to learn English, and over the years there have been a number of different styles in teaching a second language that have been in and out of fashion in the English classroom. To help you understand some of the approaches that we, and others use, we thought we’d give you a brief review of the popular styles in English teaching, that way you can understand more of what we do and think about what works best for you.
Learning new vocabulary is difficult but there is one technique that you can use to help optimise your ability to remember. In fact it’s something that you’ve probably already used if you have ever you used a language learning app such as DuoLingo, iKnow or Memrise, because they are all based around the same principle. This principle is called “spaced repetition”.